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  • 'Hill Street Blues' paved the way for today's golden era of TV drama

     'Hill Street Blues' paved the way for today's golden era of TV drama
    The ambitious police drama seemed doomed even before it hit the NBC airwaves on Jan. 15, 1981. Test audiences were unimpressed by the gritty pilot that focused on the personal and professional struggles of police officers working in a crime-ridden urban...
  • 'Grown-Ups 2' leads the Razzie nominations with eight

    'Grown-Ups 2' leads the Razzie nominations with eight
    The critically lambasted Adam Sandler comedy "Grown-Ups 2" dominated the nominations for the 34th Razzie Awards on Wednesday morning, receiving eight, including worst picture, worst actor, worst supporting actor and worst director. Johnny Depp ("The...
  • Adam Sandler, Johnny Depp and Sylvester Stallone Top Razzie Nominations

    As the Hollywood elite continue to count down to Oscar nominations morning (Thursday), the anti-Oscar Razzie Awards have released their list of nominees -- better known as the worst cinematic achievements of 2013. "Grown Ups 2" leads with eight...
  • With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?

    With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?
    Will the kids who turn out for “Despicable Me 2” get the better of the on-screen man-children of “Grown Ups 2”? The two films will battle for No. 1 at the multiplex this weekend, as Guillermo del Toro's 3-D "Pacific Rim" will...
  • Review: 'Grown Ups 2' refuses to leave the sandbox

    Review: 'Grown Ups 2' refuses to leave the sandbox
    It is just a few minutes into "Grown Ups 2" when star Adam Sandler is peed on in the face by a deer. How one feels about that — is it funny, is it cheap, is it a weird curiosity? — will likely be an accurate litmus test for responses to the...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

     Summer Movie Sneaks complete list
    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • Summer B-movies are doing an A-list business

    Summer B-movies are doing an A-list business
    Summer moviegoing is usually about the stars, the spectacle and the sizzle. But in a trend that's mystifying Hollywood, this summer's box office is being driven by films with modest ambitions, including relatively inexpensive comedies, lower budget...
  • Rotten Tomatoes critics agree: Jennifer Love Hewitt is the worst actress of all time

    Rotten Tomatoes critics agree: Jennifer Love Hewitt is the worst actress of all time
    If you love movies, nothing is more fun than going to Rotten Tomatoes, the film review aggregation site, and seeing what films have worked and which ones haven't. The data offer endless possibilities for mischief and enlightenment. A couple of years ago I...
  • Golden Raspberries — 2011, the ballot is in

     
    “Clash of the Titans” is up against “Saw 3D,” “Alpha and Omega” and “Nutcracker 3D” (and Step Up 3D and Resident Evil Afterlife” int he Golden Raspberries annual Razzie Awards for worst picture of...
  • Movie Review: Just Go With It

     
    For one magic moment, Jennifer Aniston looks into Adam Sander's eyes — and we buy it. Her character is reciting a list of what she loves about his character, and even though they're in a fake marriage on a “fake-cation,” just doing...
  • The 'Bridesmaids' Effect: Isn't it time a woman got to direct a raunchy comedy?

     
    In corporate America, it's no longer a surprise to see a woman running a giant company like EBay or Hewlett-Packard. But in Hollywood, where actresses have far shorter careers than actors do, and it's accepted practice to pay male stars......
  • Movie Review: Jack and Jill

     
    Forget “Jack and Jill” and the fact that Adam Sandler plays them both and not particularly well in his new “twins” comedy. Al and Pacino almost reason enough to see it, all by his bigger-than-life self. Can I get a “HOO hah?&...